Consultation on CP10 – Criteria for assessing disclosure of designs on the Internet

The draft Common Practice of the project CP10 – ‘Criteria for assessing disclosure of designs on the Internet’ has been made available for comments.

Have your say on EU design protection by 30 April

<p>The European Commission has extended the deadline of its stakeholder consultation to gather evidence and views on the current EU legislation on design protection. The consultation now...

Brexit information hub

On 29 March 2017, the United Kingdom (UK) submitted notification of its intention to withdraw from the European Union.

Liaison Meeting on Cooperation at EUIPO

From 21-22 March, the EUIPO will host the 14th Liaison Meeting on Cooperation.

The Spanish IP Office implements Capture and Store Historical Files

The Spanish Patent and Trademark Office (SPTO) has successfully implemented the ‘ECP5 Capture and Store Historical Files’.

50 % of EUTM applications exclusively use HDB terms

More than half of all incoming EUTM applications now use pre‑accepted terminology in their lists of goods and services. Lists containing only Harmonised Database (HDB) terms can be automatically...

European Cooperation working groups meet at EUIPO

From 4-7 March 2019, the EUIPO hosts the 6th European Cooperation Projects (ECP) working group meetings, with the participation of 160 experts from EU IP offices, user associations, the European...

The Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria awarded for its educational activities and online services

The Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria (BPO) has been awarded the certificate ‘Partner in Education’ for its active involvement in the promotion of intellectual property rights among...

European Cooperation: Sweden launches new online services for trade marks and designs

The Swedish Patent and Registration Office (PRV) has introduced a new service that allows users to file oppositions online. This e-service is part of the Software Package Front Office, a tool...

Monaco joins TMview

As of 28 January 2019 the Industrial Property Office of Monaco (MCIPO) has made its trade mark data available to the TMview search tool.